Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

Black Lives Matter Protesters to Hold Peaceful Rally During Marathon

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Boko Haram: Girls Will Be Kept Captive Unless Prisoners are Released

by #teamEBONY

Boko Haram member says girls will not be released until prisoners are freed.  When pressed on whether abducting… Read More

The first African-American female pilot for the D.C. National Guard always wanted to fly

Meet Demetria Elosiebo

by The Washington Post

Demetria Elosiebo becomes the first Black female aviator in the D.C. National Guard.  Now, those long… Read More

How Chirlane McCray Became New York City’s Ideal First Lady

Chirlane McCray: The Perfect First Lady for New York City

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Chirlane McCray's unique background makes her an ideal fit for her new job as the First Lady of New York City. McCray… Read More

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by Keith Reed

A viral clip which used the term “Hood Disease” to describe the impact of trauma from living in violent inner-cities… Read More

Too Many of Nigeria’s Women Are Targets—Not Just the Kidnapped Girls

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by #teamEBONY

Sharia laws help create an environment where a group like Boko Haram can grow and thrive.  Boko Haram’s… Read More

Opinion: Media turns Boko Haram into 'superstar monsters'

Media Helps Create Boko Haram "Superstar Monsters"

by #teamEBONY

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes that the media is turning Boko Haram into superstars.  The media has also been… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 5/19 Woman… Read More

Nigerian President Cancels Trip to "Missing Girls" Town, Still Hasn't Visited

Goodluck Jonathan Cancels Trip to Town Girls Were Taken From

by #teamEBONY

Goodluck Jonathan cancels visit to village where Boko Haram kidnapped 200 schoolgirls.  Nigeria's… Read More

Nigerian villagers fight off attacks by Boko Haram

Villagers Fight Back Against Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigerian villagers fight back against Boko Haram, killing at least 200 members. Residents of three villages in… Read More

U.S. Deploys Drones in Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Drones Deployed in Search for Kidnapped Girls

by #teamEBONY

Drones have been deployed to aid in the search of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. The United States has deployed… Read More

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